This resort property offers several pools (indoor and outdoor) with a waterslide, a gift shop and full kitchens in each room, making this a suitable choice for travellers looking for accommodations that offer more than just the basics. Because of its waterfront location, this property may also appeal to those wanting a view or direct access to the beach.
Each room comes with free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a full kitchen with cookware and dinnerware, an en suite bathroom, cable TV, a DVD player and a private balcony. Some rooms also feature a sofabed.
In addition to regular accommodations, this property offers one-, two- or three- bedroom condo-style options that feature en suite laundry and a dishwasher in addition to the standard room features.
Free on-site parking is available to guests. A complimentary airport shuttle, to and from the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR), runs 24 hours daily, on an as-needed basis.
Other hotel features include a games room, giant chess and checkers, shuffleboard, Kids Club (children's activity program), a gift shop, a business centre, a fitness room, guest laundry, six pools (four outdoor, two indoor), a waterslide, three lazy rivers, five kiddie pools and seven hot tubs (both indoor and outdoor).
A few restaurants are within a 6-minute drive, like PF Chang's, Kingstreet Grill Cafe and Travinia Italian Kitchen. Ripley's Aquarium is 13 minutes away by car, while The Market Common, which features shopping, is an 8-minute drive away. (All driving estimates: Google Maps)
Confirmed with a front desk agent on May 28, 2013: Airport shuttle, free parking, business centre and free Wi-FI.
The vast majority of reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with guests raving about the hotel's location, the staff, the rooms, the hotel grounds and the room rates.
The hotel's proximity to Myrtle Beach was by far the biggest draw of this hotel for many guests. They appreciated the beach-side location and felt that despite its proximity to the water, the hotel was still quiet and peaceful.
The staff received praise from several reviewers and were described as friendly, helpful and accommodating.
Several guests felt the rooms were spacious, clean and well kept. Some guests also thought the rooms were well furnished and offered enjoyable views of the water. However, there were some mixed reviews about room condition (see below).
The hotel grounds, according to several guests, were well appointed and well kept. They also felt the hotel was family friendly and enjoyed the pools specifically.
Additionally, some guests felt the room rates were quite reasonable compared to other properties in the area.
As mentioned above, the majority of reviews sourced for this analysis were positive and guests were generally happy with their stays. However, there were some common complaints about the age of the room decor, the bathroom sizes, the bed sizes and the parking.
Although the majority of comments regarding the condition of the rooms were positive, there were some guests who described the rooms as tired or rundown.
The bathrooms, according to some guests, were too small and cramped.
A couple reviewers also complained about the beds being too small.
The parking garage could have been bigger, said a couple of guests.
ranked this hotel #22 out of 223 hotels in Myrtle Beach with an average rating of 4 out of 5 based on 1,738 reviews.
Hotels.com rated this hotel 4.2 out of 5 based on 733 reviews.
On May 28, 2013, the author called the hotel to verify some information.